* Today, local college basketball featuring Georgetown, Maryland and George Washington on WJLA, WDCA and HTS.

* Tonight, "Common Ground" followed by a Mike Tyson fight on Showtime.

* The movie "Runaway Virus" on WJLA.

* And "So, You Want to Be President" on A&E.

* Tomorrow, a "Matlock" marathon on TBS.

* And a "M*A*S*H" marathon on WTTG.

* Tomorrow night, the Super Bowl followed by "The Practice" on WJLA.

* The movies "It Takes Two" and "The Beautician and the Beast" on WRC.

* And a special 10 p.m. start time for "The Sopranos" on HBO.



College Basketball. Rutgers at Georgetown (Channel 7 at noon); Kentucky at Miami (Channel 9 at 1); Maryland at Florida State (Channel 20, 1:30); La Salle at George Washington (HTS at 2); Clemson at Duke (Channel 20 at 4); VCU at Old Dominion (HTS, 7:30).

NBA Basketball. Philadelphia at Detroit (Channel 4 at 4); Miami at Indiana (Channel 4, approx. 6:30).

Figure Skating (CC). The World Professional Figure Skating Championship taped here last month (Channel 4 at 9).

Boxing (CC). Julius Francis vs. Mike Tyson (Showtime at 10).

Tennis. Australian Open men's final: Andre Agassi vs. Yevgeny Kafelnikov (ESPN at 10).

Teen Shows

It's Academic. Bishop McNamara, Potomac Senior and Jefferson high schools compete (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Teen Summit. A town hall meeting about sex and teenagers; with actor Jaleel White and musicians Montel Jordan and Hot Boyz (BET at 1).

Public Affairs

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe looks at girls and attention deficit disorder with Reps. Anne Northup (R-Ky.) and Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.) (Channel 26 at noon; repeats tomorrow on Channel 32, 5:30 p.m.).

The McLaughlin Group previews the New Hampshire primary (Channel 4 at 2 p.m.; repeats tomorrow, 11:30 a.m.).

Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields (CC). Presidential candidate Bill Bradley discusses the campaign (CNN, 5:30 p.m.).

Think Tank With Ben Wattenberg. Michael Barone and Franklin Foer of U.S. News & World Report and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post profile the presidential candidates (Channel 26, 6:30 p.m.).

Reliable Sources. Joe Klein of the New Yorker and Richard Berke of the New York Times talk about media coverage of the New Hampshire primary (CNN, 6:30 p.m.; repeats tomorrow, 11:30 a.m.).

Inside Washington With Gordon Peterson reviews the State of the Union address (Channel 9 at 7 p.m.).

The Capital Gang (CC) discuss the State of the Union and the upcoming New Hampshire primary (CNN at 7 p.m.).

This Is America With Dennis Wholey. Panelists include mime Marcel Marceau, comedian Greg Proops and actors Alexandra Foucard and Floyd King (Channel 32, 7:30 p.m.; repeats tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.).

The Beltway Boys talk with George W. Bush strategist Karl Rove and Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard (FNC at 9 p.m.).

Cable Specials

Road Runner vs. Coyote: Big Game XXVIII. A parody of Super Bowl hype, pitting the cartoon industry's two biggest enemies against one another. Four hours (Cartoon Network at 6 p.m.; repeats tomorrow at 1 p.m.).

So, You Want to Be President (CC). Presidential candidates of yesteryear discuss what drove them to run; includes interviews with George Bush, Gary Hart, Dan Quayle, Michael Dukakis and Mario Cuomo. One hour (A&E at 8).

Prime-Time Movies

Common Ground (2000) (CC) (Showtime at 8) is previewed by Tom Shales on Page C1.

Runaway Virus (2000) (CC). A deadly flu threatens civilization and, believe it or not, the cure lies in the bodies of Russian miners who froze to death in Siberia nearly a century ago. Two hours (Channel 7 at 9).


Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (CC). In anticipation of tomorrow's big game, Regis hosts an all-football edition of the game show (Channel 7 at 8).

America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (CC) profiles James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger, who is on the FBI's 10-most-wanted list and the brother of the president of the University of Massachusetts (Channel 5 at 9).

Late Night

Mad TV (CC). Tim Robbins guest-stars as an aging hippie on an educational kids show (Channel 5 at 11).



NBA Basketball. Sacramento at New York (Channel 4 at noon); Los Angeles Lakers at Houston (Channel 4, approx. 2:30).

College Basketball. Georgia at Villanova (Channel 9 at 1); Virginia at Wake Forest (Channel 20 at 1).

Super Bowl XXXIV (CC). Pregame show begins at 2 p.m. on Channel 7 with kickoff scheduled for 6:15 p.m.


Sunday Morning (CC) reports on conditions in Haiti now that U.S. troops are being phased out, plus a look at what Sunday afternoons were like before football (Channel 9 at 9 a.m.).

Public Affairs

Washington Journal interviews GOP presidential candidate Steve Forbes (C-SPAN at 8 a.m.).

Fox News Sunday (CC) interviews GOP candidate George W. Bush (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

This Week With Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts (CC) interviews Democratic presidential contender Bill Bradley (Channel 7 at 10 a.m.).

Meet the Press (CC). Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) discusses his run for the presidency, and Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) and Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) talk about their support for Bill Bradley and Al Gore, respectively (Channel 4, 10:30 a.m.).

Face the Nation (CC). The guest is George W. Bush (Channel 9, 10:30 a.m.).

Lead Story. Former Republican National Committee chairman Jim Nicholson discusses the GOP's relationship with African Americans (BET, 10:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.).

Capital Sunday With Kathleen Matthews and Derek McGinty. The guest is HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo (Channel 7 at 11 a.m.).

John McLaughlin's One on One. The topic is abortion and politics, with Kate Michelman of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League and Helen Alvare of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (Channel 4, 11:30 a.m.).

Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer (CC). The guests are GOP candidates John McCain and Alan Keyes, Bush press secretary Karen Hughes, retiring Sen. Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.) and House Minority Whip David Bonior (D-Mich.) (CNN at noon).

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly (CC) reports on a church in a prominent Chicago suburb that opens its doors one night a week for the homeless (Channel 26, 12:30).

Both Sides With Jesse Jackson. Columnist Arianna Huffington talks about Campaign 2000 (CNN, 5:30 p.m.).

Booknotes. Robert Novak discusses "Completing the Revolution" (C-SPAN at 8 and 11 p.m.).

America's Black Forum. Karl Evanzz discusses his book "The Messenger: The Rise and Fall of Elijah Muhammad" (Channel 9 at 2 a.m.).

Town Hall Meeting

Who Wants to Be Our President? Presidential candidates Gary Bauer, Bill Bradley and Alan Keyes discuss women and family issues in a town hall meeting in Bedford, N.H. (Lifetime at 10 a.m.).

Not the Super Bowl

Matlock Marathon. Twenty-four hours of the crime-solving elderly defense attorney from down South as portrayed by Andy Griffith (TBS beginning at 6 a.m.).

M*A*S*H Marathon. Five hours, starting with the pilot episode, of one of TV's most beloved programs (Channel 5 at 2 p.m.).

TNT Western Movies. Six TNT original movies starting with "The Virginian" at 6 p.m. and concluding with "Two for Texas" at 4 a.m.

WWF Halftime Heat. At halftime of the Super Bowl on the USA Network, WWF Superstars go at it in the ring, plus an interview with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, who is recovering from spinal surgery.

Public Broadcasting

Masterpiece Theatre: Bramwell (CC). In the final episode, Robert plans to ask Alice to marry him (Channel 26 at 9).

Prime-Time Movies

It Takes Two (1995) (CC). Those adorable Olsen twins star as look-alikes from different backgrounds who trade places to better their respective situations. Two hours (Channel 4 at 7).

The Beautician and the Beast (1997) (CC). Fran Drescher is a Queens beautician who travels to a foreign country to look after a dictator's (Timothy Dalton) kids. Two hours (Channel 4 at 9).


60 Minutes II (CC). Repeat interviews with Jodie Foster, Martha Stewart and women's basketball coach Pat Summitt (Channel 9 at 7), followed by 60 Minutes repeat profiles of Carol Burnett, singer Thomas Qwasthoff and opera star Renee Fleming (Channel 9 at 8).


The Sopranos (CC). A new mobster enters the picture and his name is Richie Aprile (David Proval) (HBO at 10).

The Practice (CC). Everyone's baffled by Lindsay's decision to fly to Los Angeles to defend a man accused of murdering a woman he claims he never met (Channel 7 at approx. 10:15 following the Super Bowl).